Two teams of UST MBA students are competing in The Economist's virtual case competition—evaluating Zillow’s $3.5 billion acquisition of rival real estate website Trulia in a stock-only transaction.
A graduate of the Executive UST MBA program, Aba El Haddi has engaged in social entrepreneurship ventures, worked in universities, finance, government and the data storage industry. Now he has founded EndureData Inc.
The Fowler business plan competition encourages students to develop and submit a business concept that has the potential to become a viable, high-growth business. This year 36 teams competed for $58,500 in Scholarships
At St. Thomas, the clearest evidence of our culture is our mission statement: to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.
How does a person best transition, or position themselves to being promoted into a CFO position? Guest blogger and alumnus Joe Reardon has the answers.
Researchers predict $868 in household holiday spending, the highest found by University of St. Thomas marketing professors in the 13 years of their spending-intent survey.
UST MSA students recently gave insightful presentations on several current financial reporting topics.
It’s that window of certainty between Halloween and Thanksgiving when corporate human resource people face an annual anxiety – getting employees to complete their annual benefits enrollment on time.
Graduate Business Career Services hosted their Corporate Partner Reception last month, and recognized their champions, each of whom are a part of helping the Opus College of Business in developing global business leaders.
After attending last week's Net Impact conference, JD/MBA student Andrew LeJeune saw first hand how the landscape of business is changing.
Dairy Queen's executive vice president of marketing shares how this brand is re-inventing itself as a modern and relevant dining destination for the next generation of millennial fans.
Robert Senkler, CEO of Securian Financial Group, shared some great advice with the crowd at the 2014 Minnesota Real Estate Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
Take advantage of this opportunity to enrich your ethics experience – a UST trademark – strengthen your analytical skills and build relationships with Twin Cities business executives and UST faculty.
If the Ebola scare has done nothing else, it has heightened our awareness of global risks—in general—and the seriousness of health risks as an attendant feature of globalization, says Peter Young, Ph.D.
Despite the cultural, legal, political and economic differences across the globe, there are some principles we can agree upon. Thousands of businesses have signed on to the UN Global Compact. If businesses agree, then business schools should get on board too.
We reached out to Tom Horner ’72, president of Horner Strategies for his insights on this year’s election. If Minnesota is to be successful, he writes, all future workers must be educated, healthy and able to focus on their jobs. Poverty takes a lot of energy and attention away from work.
The National Retail Federation estimates $7.4 billion in Halloween retail sales, up from the $6.9 billion in 2013. Sales of everything from decorations to candy to costumes were up this year as the holiday fell on a Friday. Alicia Johnston, ’11 MBC, shares more about Halloween, the costume industry and first Official Costumes’ pop-up store in Woodbury.
Every industry comes with salary conversations – especially the HR industry – the main reason being that HR professionals will likely experience both sides of the table.
If you are trying to catch the attention of the millennial group - in marketing, HR, leadership or management, here are five take-aways from the recent Share.Like.Buy conference on campus to help you succeed.
We reached out to Sam Henschen, senior manager of Twins Productions at the Minnesota Twins Baseball Club, who is responsible for everything you see and hear at Target Field to learn about the behind the scenes operations of a baseball game.
Less than three weeks into his role as the associate dean of entrepreneurship in the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship, Brian Abraham, Ph.D., sat down with Opus Magnum to talk about the state of entrepreneurship and how he sees the Schulze School moving innovation forward.
Establishing brand expectations represents a “must do” in order to get someone to try your product or service, but delivering on those expectations may be even more important.
At the urging of one of his professors, Aaron Engler ’12 M.B.A., entered a restaurant ranking idea into the Fowler Business Concept Challenge. He won the graduate division competition in 2012.
UST is heavily engaged in supporting and shaping the 2014 Net Impact National Conference, which will take place November 6-8 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.
We’re quick to roll our eyes at commercials that try too hard to be funny, or restaurants that don’t serve the “high quality” food they claim. Your personal brand is not much different, especially in the business world.